New Game+ Expo showcase set for June 23 featuring 14 Japan-centric publishersSega, NIS America, Spike Chunsoft, Grasshopper Manufacture, SNK, and more.
New Game+ Expo, a collaborative initiative of 14 video game publishers based in North America and Japan, will host a digital presentation featuring “dozens of games” including new title announcements and live gameplay demos on June 23, the group announced.
The presentation will air via Twitch on June 23 at 8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET, which will be followed by first looks, Q&A sessions, and more from 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET. The full showcase will be archived on the New Game+ Expo YouTube channel after the live stream ends.
The following companies will participate:
- Aksys Games
- Arc System Works America
- GungHo Online Entertainment America / Grasshopper Manufacture
- Idea Factory International
- Inti Creates
- Koei Tecmo America
- Natsume Inc.
- NIS America, Inc.
- PM Studios
- Sega of America / Atlus West
- SNK Corporation
- Spike Chunsoft, Inc.
Find a set of comments below.
Adam Johnson, Producer of New Game+ Expo
“New Game+ Expo is a grassroots coalition of publishers and developers. Organizing together for the first time, we hope fans have fun as we take a look at the combined upcoming lineup of games for 2020 and beyond!”
Ian Curran, COO and President of Sega of America
“COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges, but also an opportunity to come together as a bold collective of publishers. SEGA is delighted to announce its participation in New Game+ Expo, a new digital tentpole summer event of 14 publishers, joining forces to create a one-of-a-kind showcase event that unifies a special slice of the video game industry. Sega looks forward to joining with our friends at NIS America, Inc., Koei Tecmo America, Spike Chunsoft, Inc., Idea Factory International, Aksys Games, Natsume Inc., Arc System Works America, GungHo America, SNK Corporation, Playism, Acttil, WayForward and Inti Creates to bring all our fans more excitement and entertainment as we move into a busy digital show season! We look forward to entertaining you on June 23. In the meantime, stay safe and GAME ON.”
Goichi “Suda 51” Suda, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture (A Subsidiary of GungHo Online Entertainment)
“Congratulations to New Game+ Expo! As a gamer myself, I’m incredibly excited to see what will be on display. We must never doubt the power that video games bring to gamers offering us vitality and energy for tomorrow. Let’s get charged up while staying at home!”
Mitsutoshi Sakurai, President and CEO of Spike Chunsoft, Inc.
“Many of the events we’ve come to expect have been cancelled due to COVID-19. We’re excited at the opportunity NGPX represents and are honored to take part. We invite people from around the world to join this online event from the safety of their homes. Along with our fellow publishers in the entertainment industry, we aim to broadcast a burst of positivity during these trying times. And more than anything, we hope for a quick return to normal life.”
Sean Kim, Senior Director of Business Development at NIS America
“Our goal at NIS America has always been to interact with and entertain our fans, whether online or face to face. We hope everyone is staying healthy and safe, and we look forward to sharing all the exciting announcements with you!”
Update 06/15/20: PM Studios has been added as a participating company.